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Call for Entries - Student Performance at SSW Winter Commencement

Posted On: 09/29/10 | Comments (0)

The December Graduation Planning Committee is accepting musical/verbal performance submissions by a graduating student or a small group of graduating students for possible inclusion in the SSW December Commencement. All performance submissions will be considered.

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Vote for December Commencement Faculty Participants!

Posted On: 09/29/10 | Comments (0)

Attn: December 2010 MSW Degree Candidates!Please read & respond by Monday, October 25th.

The Graduation Planning Committee would like your input in suggesting faculty participants for the following roles in our December 18th SSW graduation ceremony.

Marshals: coordinate the ceremony activities on the day of graduation
Readers: read individual names of graduates as they cross stage
Hooders: place ceremonial Masters hood over graduates head before they cross stage

You do not need to specify roles - just names of the faculty you would like to see participate. The Graduation Committee will invite and assign the specific roles to those selected.

PLEASE EMAIL YOUR TOP SIX (8) FACULTY CHOICES TO: mtgorton@umich.edu

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Call for Entries! MSW Student Speaker for SSW Winter Commencement!

Posted On: 09/29/10 | Comments (0)

An integral part of the SSW commencement ceremony is the opportunity for one or two of our MSW degree candidates to speak. This opportunity is open to SSW students who expect to complete their MSW degree requirements at the end of Fall Term 2010, are in good academic standing, and plan to attend the ceremony on December 18th.

Entries must include items #1 & 2 below:

  1. Typed speech (4-5 minutes in length) which reflects the occasion and academic experiences unique to the SSW. Be sure to include your full name, email address & phone number on your speech.
  2. Resume
  3. Audiocassette tape, MP3, or CD of author reading the speech (optional).

Submit entry via email to Michelle Gorton in the Office of Student Services, 1748 SSWB

Entry Deadline: Monday, October 25th

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Telluride House Scholarship

Posted On: 09/23/10 | Comments (0)

Telluride House offers full room and board scholarships to University students.

If you'd like to learn more about Telluride House, please attend one of the following:

INFO SESSION: Tuesday, September 28th at 7:00PM, Michigan League 1st floor Room 4

OPEN HOUSE: Wednesday, September 29th at 6:00PM, Telluride House, 1735 Washtenaw

Click here for a Telluride House Scholarship application application.

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Job Openings at Don Bosco Hall in Detroit

Posted On: 09/22/10 | Comments (0)

Don Bosco Hall (www.donboscohall.org) is seeking applicants for several social work-related positions, including Treatment Specialist, Social Worker, Program Manager, and several positions at the Male Leadership Academy Day Treatment Program. For more information and to apply, click here

In addition, Don Bosco Hall is also seeking a Master's level Therapist, responsible for the overall facilitating of social work services. Interested applicants for this position should submit resumes to Marilyn Kings, Human Resources Department by 10/1/10 at mkings@donboscohall.org.

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Part-Time Job: Respite Mentor Wanted

Posted On: 09/22/10 | Comments (0)

Respite Mentor neeeded to work with a 12-year-old boy who is creative, smart and good at expressing feelings. He also likes to read and build airplanes.

Mentor will be required to work a minimum of 8 hours per month. Mentoring activities will be provided in the child's home (in Chelsea, MI) and in the surrounding communities. Training will be provided. Mentor will be paid $15 an hour.

To apply, contact Laura Urteaga-Fuentes, EMU Wraparound Project Coordinator at 734-487-0133 or lurteaga@emich.edu by Friday, October 1st.

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PHOTO ROSTER - Continuing Students REMINDER

Posted On: 09/22/10 | Comments (0)

REMINDER! If you did not participate in the photo roster last year and would like to this year, or if you would like to have your photo updated, you must complete the online consent form by Wednesday, September 29, 2010.

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PHOTO ROSTER - New Students REMINDER!

Posted On: 09/22/10 | Comments (0)

REMINDER for NEW STUDENTS:

If you would like to have your Mcard picture included in the School of Social Work photo roster, please click here to complete the photo roster consent form. Only photographs with written consent will be used.

ONLINE CONSENT FORM DEADLINE: 5:00 PM, Wednesday, September 29, 2010.

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Field Placement Verification Forms!

Posted On: 09/17/10 | Comments (0)

REMINDER: ONLINE Field Verification Forms are DUE on Wednesday, September 22!

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Sims Medal Award

Posted On: 09/17/10 | Comments (0)

The SSW Office of Student Services is now accepting applications for the Sims Medal Award. Please click on the link for eligibility criteria, as well as the application.

Applications are due to the Office of Student Services (1748 SSWB) by October 29, 2010 5:00pm (EST).

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ATTENTION 16-Month Field Students!

Posted On: 09/17/10 | Comments (0)

REMINDER: 16-Month Field Application Materials are DUE on Monday, October 15

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Now Accepting Applications! Current MSW Student Grants & Scholarships Available!

Posted On: 09/17/10 | Comments (0)

Current MSW students may apply for all grants and scholarships in which they are eligible. Please "read more..." below for a listing of grants and scholarships available. Click on the link for each grant/scholarship to view its application and eligibility criteria.

All applications are due to the Office of Student Services (1748 SSWB) by September 30, 2010 5:00pm (EST).

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Student Org Leaders Training Workshop

Posted On: 09/16/10 | Comments (0)

Wednesday, September 22, 2010
12-2pm
1804 SSWB


Hosted by the Office of Student Services, this workshop will review the registration process required of student organizations each fall and winter term. Topics will include new guidelines/policies and best practices -- share your student org best practices!

Each student organization should plan to send a representative! Interested in starting a new student organization? Plan to attend!

RSVP to Lauren Davis by Monday, September 20th.

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Student Affairs Program Manager Job, School of Public Health

Posted On: 09/15/10 | Comments (0)

The University of Michigan School of Public Health is seeking a full-time Student Affairs Program Manager. Master's degree in Guidance/Counseling, Social Work, and Social Justice or social science degree programs is required; 3-5 years of higher education administration and student affairs experience.

To view the job posting, click here. Posting end date: 9/23/10

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ER Social Worker Job Opportunity at St. Joe's Hospital

Posted On: 09/15/10 | Comments (0)

St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor is seeking a Social Worker to provide services to Emergency Room patients and families. Position is available immediately. Current State of Michigan license required as a Social Worker.

The hours will be Saturdays and Sundays, from 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Candidate will work 24 hrs a week and get paid for 32 hrs. Compensation is highly competitive.

Interested? Contact:
Mark Wedes
Managing Partner
Harger Howe
248-816-2030 or 800-823-1010
mwedes@hargerhowe.com

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Social Entrepreneur Fellowship - Echoing Green

Posted On: 09/15/10 | Comments (0)

Since 1987, Echoing Green has provided seed funding and support to nearly 500 social entrepreneurs – including the founders of Teach For America, City Year, College Summit, SKS Microfinance, and Genocide Intervention Network.

In Spring 2011, Echoing Green will award between 12 and 20 fellowships to early-stage social entrepreneurs. Fellows receive up to $90,000 in seed funding over two years, technical support, and more.

The online application will open October 12, 2010 and remain available through November 12, 2010.

For more information, visit: http://www.echoinggreen.org/fellowship

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Work-Study Research Assistant Needed for SSW Professor

Posted On: 09/15/10 | Comments (0)

Professor Beth Reed is seeking a work-study Research Assistant emphasizing administrative coordination and supervision of undergraduate students for a research project titled: Addressing both Domestic Violence and Substance Abuse: Integrating Approaches in Contested Spaces.

The work-study student will be exposed to a range of different types of research tasks and can participate and take some leadership in these, in addition to the administrative duties. Please send a resume and statement of interest and background to Beth Glover Reed, bgr@umich.edu.

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Guide to Campus and Community

Posted On: 09/13/10 | Comments (0)

For valuable information about graduate student resources and living in Ann Arbor, please visit The Guide on Rackham's website.

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NPM Fall Kickoff

Posted On: 09/13/10 | Comments (0)

Tuesday, September 14, 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. R2240 Ross School of Business

Interested in learning more about the Nonprofit and Public Management Center? Attend the NPM Fall Kickoff and find out about NPM's programs and how you can be involved.
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Listing of Scholarships on Disability.gov

Posted On: 09/10/10 | Comments (0)

The disability.gov website has added a great listing of scholarships for students with disabilities.

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Requesting Keynote Speaker Suggestions for December 2010 SSW Commencement

Posted On: 09/10/10 | Comments (0)

We are requesting suggestions for Keynote Speaker for the upcoming December 2010 SSW Commencement ceremony.

Individuals should be 1) respected human service professionals and 2) reside within the state of Michigan, preferably southeast Michigan.

Note that funds are not available, although a small honorarium may be given.

If you plan to graduate in December 2010, please submit your suggestions by Monday, September 20th to: mtgorton@umich.edu

Please include additional descriptive information, such as title, agency affiliation, and if known personally - how do you know the suggested speaker?

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Join the Winter Graduation Planning Committee!

Posted On: 09/10/10 | Comments (0)

The Graduation Planning Committee is looking for 4 - 5 MSW students graduating in December 2010 to join the committee.

We are having our first meeting on Wednesday, September 22nd from 12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. in Room 1794 SSWB. If you would like to join, please reply to Michelle Gorton and confirm your availability.

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Henry J. Meyer Scholarship Awards - Due September 20, 2010

Posted On: 09/09/10 | Comments (0)

PURPOSE

The Henry J. Meyer Scholarship Award honors the original and long-time director of the Doctoral Program, Henry J. Meyer, under whose leadership the Program was founded to be the first doctoral program in Social Work to integrate fully the intensive study of social work and a social science discipline. The purpose of the scholarship is twofold: a) to support and honor students in the Doctoral Program in Social Work and Social Science whose written work exemplifies the goals of the Program in relation to the integration of social work and social science; and b) to encourage students to prepare such work for possible publication or conference presentation.

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Vivian A. and James L. Curtis Endowed Scholarship - Due October 4, 2010

Posted On: 09/09/10 | Comments (0)

I. Purpose and Eligibility
This note announces an award available to new and continuing students in the Joint Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program. It is being made available under the Vivian A. and James L. Curtis Endowed Scholars fund and carries a value of $18,000 which may be awarded to one or more students. To be eligible for the award, a student must be in good standing and his or her research must focus on minority populations with low income and education, with a preference for research on issues faced by African American males.

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Kellogg Family Fellow in Children and Families - Due October 4, 2010

Posted On: 09/09/10 | Comments (0)

I. Purpose and Eligibility
This note announces an award available to new and continuing students in the Joint Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program. It is being made available under the W.K. Kellogg Endowment fund and carries a value of $15,000 per award. Recipients will be known as W.K. Kellogg Family Fellows in Children and Families. Two awards will be made. To be eligible for the award, a student must be in good standing and his or her research must focus on children and families.

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Interested in International Social Work?

Posted On: 09/08/10 | Comments (0)

Check out the University of Michigan Career Center's series of events and workshops aimed at international career and volunteering opportunities throughout the semester, listed here

Also - the International Opportunities Job Fair is on Thursday October 21st from 2:00-6:00pm at the Michigan Union Ballroom. Click here for more information.

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ATTENTION: Incoming 16-month Students

Posted On: 09/08/10 | Comments (0)

Incoming 16-month Student Field Placement Information Session
SSWB, Educational Conference Center (ECC)
Mon. September 13
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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Career Center Job Networking Trip to San Francisco, Oct. 16-19

Posted On: 09/08/10 | Comments (0)

Looking for something to do during Fall Break?
Interested in a job in San Francisco after graduation?

The SSW Career Center is sponsoring a Job Networking Trip to San Francisco from October 16th - 19th. Interested? Come to an Information Session to get the details. Please RSVP to Michelle Woods at micwoods@umich.edu.

Info sessions will be held in the Career Center (SSWB 1696):
September 15th from Noon – 1pm
September 16th from Noon – 1pm

If you’re not able to make it to the session, but are interested in the trip, please contact Michelle Woods, Director of Career Services at micwoods@umich.edu.

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REMINDER: Pre-field Orientation for 2nd year 20-month Students

Posted On: 09/07/10 | Comments (0)

WELCOME BACK Continuing 2nd year 20-month Students! The Field Office is offering an OPTIONAL 'refresher' orientation TOMORROW, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2010 from 3-5 pm in the Educational Conference Center (ECC). We hope to see you there!

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Work Study/Tutor Position at the Academic Success Program for Student-Athletes

Posted On: 09/03/10 | Comments (0)

The Academic Success Program for Student-Athletes is looking for tutors to help students with their American Culture, Communication, Linguistics, Screen Arts, and Sociology studies. They do accept work-study students.

If you are interested, please contact Ruquel McKinnie at (734) 647-6784 or ruquelm@umich.edu.

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Job Openings: School Social Workers Needed in Arizona

Posted On: 09/03/10 | Comments (0)

The Whiteriver Unified School District (located on the White Mountain Apache Reservation in Whiteriver, Arizona) is seeking two School Social Workers:

School Social Worker
Canyon Day Junior High School
Whiteriver, AZ 85941
Job Listing on website: http://www.wusd.us under Job Openings

School Social Worker
Alchesay High School
Whiteriver, AZ 85941
Job Listing: http://www.wusd.us under Job Openings

If anyone has questions about the job, call Heather Showman, School Social Worker at Whiteriver Elementary School at (928) 338-2120.

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Resource for Students with Children

Posted On: 09/01/10 | Comments (0)

The Students with Children website is a site dedicated to the needs of students at U-M who juggle parenting/elder care, study, and work. Resources include child care, financial assistance, social support, housing, and health care information. The website was created by the former Committee on Student Parent Issues (COSPI) and is maintained by the Work/Life Resource Center.

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